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Christmas in Summer: Planning Ahead for the Holidays

Whether your family is the one with the Christmas countdown beginning in January or you’ve just vowed not to get behind on holiday plans this year, you’re in luck — some like-minded stays are already getting a jump on the holidays. For all the traditional trimmings paired with a family vacation to Ireland, Carton House […]

Teaching Kids About Juneteenth

Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19. It is the oldest established celebration of the end of slavery in the United States and originated June 19, 1865, when union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news of the end of the Civil War and of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. According to the official Juneteenth website, the […]

Honoring the History of Father’s Day

Historically, women haven’t always had the upper hand, except for Mother’s Day. The national holiday was created nearly 60 years before Father’s Day would officially have the honor. It would take boots on the ground, war and retail. The first official Father’s Day celebration took place in Washington on June 19, 1910, the third Sunday […]

Celebrating Memorial Day with Young Kids

Memorial Day represents a day off work and the first real get-together opportunity of the summer months for many, but the day means much more than that. Impressing that upon children can be fun and educational. Memorial Day is also known as Decoration Day and honors those who lost their lives serving in the United […]

Where to Celebrate Easter as a Family

Want to get away last-minute to celebrate Easter as a family? Look no further than these five options. The Wauwinet, Nantucket Just wrapping up renovations this month and reopening for guests April 18, the beautiful Wauwinet in Nantucket will win over your family with its new guestroom decor and bathrooms. Beyond the upgrades, though, you’ll […]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Family Getaways

Leprechaun lore, cheerful locals, delicious cheeses, beautiful scenery and delightful music … Ireland pretty much has it all when it comes to family travel. Besides the quick hop across the pond, it’s easy when most everyone speaks English and there are plenty of different ways to see the best of city and country (no matter […]